Private cellular networks spend to approach $12bn by 2023 enabled by 5G capabilities, says Juniper

A new report by Juniper Research has found that the enhanced capabilities of 5G are driving enthusiasm and awareness of private cellular networks; bringing annual spend on network hardware and services to almost $12 billion (€10.29 billion) globally by 2023, growing 116% from the $5.5 billion (€4.72 billion) expected for 2021.

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Market opportunities for 5G, IoT and edge compute

There is an increasingly important link between 5G, IoT and edge compute, with each having implications for the success of the other, says Guy Matthews, editor of NetReporter. So believes Jeremiah Caron, global head of research & analysis with the Technology Group of independent analyst firm GlobalData.

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OQ Technology reveals patent portfolio in the US and Europe to improve satellite communications

5G satellite operator OQ Technology has revealed six pending patent applications in the USA and in Europe that will improve satellite-based IoT and M2M communications in remote locations. OQ Technology’s patent applications include a “wake-up” technology for satellite IoT (Internet of things) devices, IoT device localisation, frequency and timing synchronisation, inter-satellite link technology and satellite

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US$8bn market for IoT security services predicted on 4G and 5G networks by 2026

Global tech market advisory firm ABI Research forecasts that by 2026, Internet of Things (IoT) cellular connections will number more than more than 3 billion. 4G LTE and LPWA networks will bear the brunt of these new connections and drive a US$8 billion market for IoT security services, says the firm.

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World Broadband Association has launched

The WBBA is a new initiative, independently led by Informa Tech and powered by brands such as Omdia, Broadband World News, the Broadband World Forum, Light Reading and by the WBBA members, including China Telecom, Huawei, Nokia, Swisscom and Openreach.

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Nokia and City of Melbourne trial AI technology to keep city streets safe and clean

Nokia and the City of Melbourne have conducted a trial using Nokia Scene Analytics artificial intelligence (AI) technology to develop a deeper understanding of waste disposal behaviour.

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Rural digital divide tackled as Nokia, Qualcomm and UScellular hit extended-range 5G record over mmWave

Nokia, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and UScellular have achieved a world record extended range over mmWave of more than 10km utilising its 5G extended-range millimetre Wave (mmWave) solution on a commercial network.

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Nokia launches innovative cloud charging solution on AWS for CSPs

Nokia has announced the deployment of its cloud-native convergent charging solution on Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate communications service providers (CSPs) migration of business-critical, high frequency charging applications to the public cloud, and to deliver the benefits of the cloud for 5G.

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Verizon Business signs its first European private 5G contract for IoT with Associated British Ports

Verizon Business is working with Associated British Ports (ABP) to deploy a private 5G network at the UK Port of Southampton. Delivered in partnership with Nokia, Verizon’s private 5G platform will provide one of the United Kingdom’s (UK’s) busiest ports with a secure, low-latency private network connection.

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Nokia selected by Cyta for Nicosia integrated operations centre deal

Nokia announced that it will deliver its Integrated Operations Centre (IOC) solution in the Municipality of Nicosia, Cyprus.

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Nokia expands Mobily partnership with enterprise IoT network in Saudi Arabia

Nokia announced the completion of a narrowband ‘Internet of Things’ (NB-IoT) network deployment in L 800 band as part of its strategic partnership with Mobily.

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Nokia to supply Cibicom with mission critical LTE network across Denmark

Nokia has announced an agreement with the Danish operator and internet service provider (ISP) Cibicom to implement a new 450MHz LTE (4G) network. The project will ensure that key mission-critical services throughout the country have access to highly reliable and secure connectivity as well as building preparedness for mass volume IoT adoption.

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A worldwide IoT network grid to harness the power of connectivity

Businesses are eager to leverage their network connection capabilities to gain market leadership. The potential rewards from leveraging wireless connectivity are endless, says Ankur Bhan, global head of Nokia’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING).

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Loon is popped by sharp truths: Balloons won’t be ‘Connecting people everywhere’

(A Week in IoT) – When the news came on Friday that Loon’s journey is coming to an end it was a disappointment if, like me, you’re an admirer of flights of scientific and engineering ambition that combine business opportunity and social benefit. To be fair though, the news did not come as a shock, says

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Three steps for global IoT security

Three years ago, Gartner predicted that by 2020 there would be 20 billion connected ‘things’ in circulation. A lot has changed in three years. In fact, a lot has changed in the last 12 months, says Mikael Schachne, CMO and VP of Mobility & IoT at BICS.

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Equinix data centres to connect Nokia to mobile, IoT and cloud ecosystems

Digital infrastructure company, Equinix, Inc., has been selected as a strategic supplier for Nokia’s Worldwide IoT Network Grid (WING) managed service, in a collaboration to bring next-generation edge architectures and services to market. WING allows operators without an Internet of Things (IoT) footprint to gain fast entry to the IoT market or to help operators expand an existing

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